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puberulent

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adjective pu·ber·u·lent \pyü-ˈber-ə-lənt, -yə-lənt\

Definition of puberulent

  1. :  covered with fine pubescence



Origin and Etymology of puberulent

Latin puber pubescent + English -ulent (as in pulverulent)


First Known Use: 1847


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